Leslie Lok is a co-founder at HANNAH, an experimental design practice for built and speculative projects across scales. HANNAH’s work utilizes novel material applications and innovative construction methods to address subjects of architecture and urbanism. She is also an assistant professor at Cornell University College of Architecture Art, and Planning (AAP) where her teaching and research explore the intersection of housing, urbanization, and mass-customized construction methods.
Lok is the recipient of the 2020 Architectural League Prize and was named Next Progressives by Architect Magazine in 2018. Her contributions were exhibited at the 2019 Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture in Shenzhen, Canadian Centre for Architecture, the Pinkcomma Gallery in Boston. Her work has been published at FABRICATE, Rob|Arch, ACADIA, ACSA, and among others.
Lok received her Master of Architecture from MIT.